By Tom Marker

Last night on Blues Breakers we announced details about the Buddy Guy shows coming to Legends this January. Now here are all of the details including the opening acts, times and then on-sale date and time for tickets. It’s the best thing about January in Chicago!


For over 20 years, Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy has been delighting crowds that have traveled from all over the world to attend his annual January residency at Buddy Guy’s Legends, and this January, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is back for 16 electrifying shows!

The “Buddy Shows”, as fans have come to call them, will run Thursday through Sunday every week in January 2017 from Thursday January 5 – Sunday January 29Tickets go on sale this Saturday October 29 at 10AM ET / 9AM CT at

In July of this year, Buddy reached a milestone, turning 80 years old in the midst of a star studded celebration attended by family, fans, and friends like Otis Rush, Keb’ Mo’, Jimmy Vaughan, Tom Morello, Jonny Lang, and many more. Earlier this year, Buddy received his 7th GRAMMY Award for his latest studio album, Born To Play Guitar.

January 2017 Schedule  

Thurs Jan 5 – BUDDY GUY w/ Lazer Lloyd

Fri Jan 6 – BUDDY GUY w/ Mike Wheeler

Sat Jan 7 – BUDDY GUY w/ Guy King

Sun Jan 8 – BUDDY GUY w/ Jamiah Rogers


Thurs Jan 12 – BUDDY GUY w/ Corey Dennison

Fri Jan 13 – BUDDY GUY w/ Carlos Johnson

Sat Jan 14 – BUDDY GUY w/ Wayne Baker Brooks

Sun Jan 15 – BUDDY GUY w/ Melody Angel


Thurs Jan 19 – BUDDY GUY w/ Alex Wilson

Fri Jan 20 – BUDDY GUY w/ Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials

Sat Jan 21 – BUDDY GUY w/ Quinn Sullivan

Sun Jan 22 – BUDDY GUY w/ Breezy Rodio


Thurs Jan 26 – BUDDY GUY w/ Linsey Alexander

Fri Jan 27 – BUDDY GUY w/ Toronzo Cannon

Sat Jan 28 – BUDDY GUY w/ NuBlu Band

Sun Jan 29 – BUDDY GUY w/ Sheryl Youngblood


*Opening bands subject to change.




Thursday and Sunday shows: $55.00

Friday and Saturday shows: $70.00



All shows are 21+ unless otherwise stated.

For the fourth year in a row, Buddy Guy’s Legends is proud to be live streaming select Buddy shows on BuddyGuy.TV. For just $5, fans can watch the show live online from anywhere in the world at BuddyGuy.TV. Grab a beer and crank up the stereo- it’s the next best thing to being at Legends. Download the Gigity.TV app and watch from any mobile device.



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